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FOX News
Mar 9, 2013 11:00am PST
washington and colorado's new laws legalizing pot. weigh in on other state measures, why the silence now? welcome to the journal editorial report. i'm david asman in for paul gigot. despite his so-called charm offensive to republican members of congress this week, "the washington post" confirmed what we already expected, president obama's anti-republican attacks are going to continue, that he's not really in a compromising mood on the budget sequester or pretty much anything else. according to the post, his aim is not to get along with the g.o.p., but to get them out. the goal is to flip the republican-held house back to democratic control, allowing obama it push forward with a progressive agenda, gun control, immigration, climate change and the economy during his final two years in office according to congressional democrats, strategists and others familiar with obama's thinking, but has that strategist already started to back fire. let's ask columnist and deputy editor dan henninger. assistant editorial page editor james freeman and kim strassel. thank you for letting me be here. and d
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Mar 2, 2013 11:00am PST
court before they make changes to their election law, such federal enforcement was responsible for sweeping away poll taxes and other obstacle to voting in the past. critics say it's no longer necessary. are they right? we're back with dan henninger and jason riley and wall street journal senior writer, colin levy joins the panel. colin, what is the core issue in this case? >> the core issue is that section 5 as you mentioned has historically had a successful way of equalizing, you know, basically black and white turnout. >> paul: right. >> and vote, and addressing that in the south. basically, just -- there isn't a need for it anymore. what happened 1965 voting rights act said that a number of southern states, nine southern states and parts of seven others needed to basically get pre clearance for any changes. >> paul: right. >> and those changes, if they happen, you know, the problems in those southern states just aren't existing. >> paul: section five applies only to some states, not others. and the question is, is it right under the constitution to still apply that kind of
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